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Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
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Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery based in a shed on the outskirts of the Lake District.
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The Old Calf Shed, just a stone’s throw from our original Garden Shed, is now closed. However, if you would like to find out more about our Shed here. We are looking forward to welcoming you in the future. Take care and stay safe. Andy & Zoe

Latest News: When will Shed 1 Distillery Re-open? We have the answer!    

“Cool, responsible, quality”

The Old Calf Shed, just a stone’s throw from our original Garden Shed, is now closed. However, if you would like to find out more about our Shed here. We are looking forward to welcoming you in the future. Take care and stay safe. Andy & Zoe

Latest News: When will Shed 1 Distillery Re-open? We have the answer!    

“Cool, responsible, quality”

ABOUT US & OUR GINS

Launched in October 2016 by husband and wife team Andy & Zoe Arnold-Bennett in the market town of Ulverston, Cumbria. Shed 1 Distillery produces small batch (36, 50cl, bottles per run), classically distilled with a contemporary-style, award-winning, craft gin.

“Smooth enough to be sipped, bold enough to be mixed.” Just 10 months after we launched, in August 2017, we received a Great Taste 2-star (Outstanding) Award for Cuckold’s Revenge. Shed Loads of Love was awarded a 1-star (Simply Delicious) Great Taste in 2018. In 2018 we were a finalist in the Cumbria Life’s Best Drinks Producer category and in 2019 we were awarded “Going Places” (One to Watch) by Cumbria Family Business. Also, Cuckold’s Revenge is included in the latest edition of “101 Gins To Try Before You Die”. This year, 2019, we are chuffed to bits to announce that we received another 5 Great Taste Awards!

ABOUT US & OUR GINS

Launched in October 2016 by husband and wife team Andy & Zoe Arnold-Bennett in the market town of Ulverston, Cumbria. Shed 1 Distillery produces small batch (36, 50cl, bottles per run), classically distilled with a contemporary-style, award-winning, craft gin.

“Smooth enough to be sipped, bold enough to be mixed.” Just 10 months after we launched, in August 2017, we received a Great Taste 2-star (Outstanding) Award for Cuckold’s Revenge. Shed Loads of Love was awarded a 1-star (Simply Delicious) Great Taste in 2018. In 2018 we were a finalist in the Cumbria Life’s Best Drinks Producer category and in 2019 we were awarded “Going Places” (One to Watch) by Cumbria Family Business. Also, Cuckold’s Revenge is included in the latest edition of “101 Gins To Try Before You Die”. This year, 2019, we are chuffed to bits to announce that we received another 5 Great Taste Awards!

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Author Archives: Zoe

April Update2: Gin Guide Awards Finalist!

Hello, All! This week we became finalists in the Gin Guide Awards with Cuckold’s Revenge Gin, and our Environmental Sustainability credentials! Did you know that Cuckold’s Revenge was the first gin we created and it has proved a winner, gaining a Great Taste Award and Highly Commended in the Gin Crafdi Awards. It is also… Continue Reading

April Update: The Shed & Sanitiser

Morning Everyone! How are you all today? Here’s a bit of a long update so you might need a brew or other libation! There will also be quite a few exclamation marks. Apologies, as we don’t like to overuse them, but there’s been so much !ing things that have happened! We’ve had a few conversations… Continue Reading

From Gin to Gel: Shed 1 Gin Distillery Turns It Hand To Sanitiser

Hello Everyone. Well, it took a bit of time but HMRC have given permission and we’ve managed to source the materials needed to make some hand sanatiser. Our priorities are the local hospice, St Mary’s, and other vulnerable groups in our area. Also, we know there are volunteers helping those in the community who are also… Continue Reading

March Update, Covid-19 & Hand Sanitiser

UPDATE: 24/03/2020 Hello Everyone, We hope that you are well and coping with this difficult situation we all find ourselves in. It is a worrying time for many people and we just wanted to check in with you and let you know what’s happening at the Shed. We’ll be continuing to produce our Gin and… Continue Reading

What are the Cumbria Life Awards?

What an exciting week we’ve had! Lots of Afternoon G&Teas, a Gin Tour and Tasting, the first private party in the Shed, and a Make Your Own Gin Workshop. Next week we’ll be back creating more gin so we can restock our shelves and our stockists. Chilli Fest has proved very popular, lately. And then,… Continue Reading

Coronation Hall Wedding Fair

Sunday 16th February: 11am – 3pm Fancy making your own gin for your special day or having a celebration at the Shed? Come and have a chat with Zoe about what we can provide. We have some exciting news! The Coronation Hall Wedding Fair returns on Sunday 16th February 2020 11am-3pm Plan Your Perfect Day… Continue Reading

What does Valentine’s Day mean to you?

Well, January came and went and now Valentine’s Day is upon us. In 2017, we created a gin called Shed Loads of Love. Our idea was to combine floral and fruit with a hint of chilli to create a sumptuous celebration of love! In 2018 we entered it in the Great Taste Awards and we… Continue Reading

Merry Ginmas!

What a year it’s been! We achieved FIVE more Great Taste Awards (bringing our total to SEVEN), TWO Highly Commended at the Craft Distilling Expo Gin of the Year and were awarded “GOING PLACES” (One to Watch) at the Cumbria Family Business Awards.  Shed 1 also found a new home at THE OLD CALF SHED,… Continue Reading

What does Green Business mean?

We’re very pleased to be Green Small Business certified. But what does it mean?   Well, we have written an Environmental Policy Mission Statement (you can read it here) which states that: We endeavour to: Incorporate environmental considerations into our business decisions. Continually improve and monitor our own environmental performance. Promote environmental awareness among our… Continue Reading

When is Black Friday and Small Business Saturday?

This Friday is known as Black Friday by many.   However, we also find out it’s National Flossing Day, so we’re going with that, instead! On Friday and Saturday (29th & 30th, November) we’ll be having an online sale and also in the Shed. Check out our gins, liqueurs and hampers and treat yourself, or… Continue Reading

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